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How to read better and enjoy it more

a guide to rapid reading

by Ben E. Johnson

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Published by Harvest House Publishers in Irvine, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Speed reading.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRead better and enjoy it more.
    StatementBen E. Johnson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB1050.54 .J643 1973
    The Physical Object
    Pagination228 p. (p. 228 blank) :
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4124415M
    LC Control Number80081475

      How to Read More Books 1. Have More Good Books. I used to feel guilty about having unread books lying around. If I bought a book, and didn’t read it, that was a waste of money. I should really finish the books I have before I buy new ones. That attitude is counterproductive. The best way to read more books is to have lots of good books to read.   Reading is not generally seen as a social activity. Yet reading can have great impact on how we react in social situations. Reading develops better verbal and empathy skills (see below). Better empathy, verbal skills, and knowledge makes readers more interesting and attractive people. Watching TV is a basically antisocial experience.

      2. Read books you enjoy. When I’m reading a book I love—for example, I’m now reading Charles Portis's True Grit — I’m astonished by how much time I find to read. Which is another reason to stop reading a book I don’t enjoy. 3. Watch recorded TV. It’s much more efficient to watch recorded shows, because you skip the commercials and.   The more you read, the more words you gain exposure to, and they’ll inevitably make their way into your everyday vocabulary. Being articulate and well-spoken is of great help in any profession, and knowing that you can speak to higher-ups with self-confidence can be an enormous boost to your self-esteem.

    An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. How to read better and enjoy it more by Johnson, Ben E., Publication date Topics Speed reading, Reading And Reading .   Reading several books at once also allows me to receive different points of view on the same topic quicker. Even if you are reading fiction books, you can also read books in the same series at the same time. That will help you retain information about the plot and characters. More Reading Tips.


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Price New from Used from Author: Ben E. Johnson. Read Light Books – While dense books should be a serious reader’s main diet, there is nothing wrong with pausing to enjoy the occasional novel or light read.

After reading two or three good books, allow yourself to read a Clancy or Grisham or Peretti. 25 Expert Tips to Reading WAY More Books This Year Not only will you read more, you'll also sleep better.

racing-a-mile-a-minute it's challenging to sit down and actually enjoy a book. How to read more books. Since the way to become well read is to read more books, you need to find a steady supply of reading materials you enjoy. How much do you read. The first step is to evaluate where you are.

Most people read fewer than 5 books a year—many read none at all. The key to reading more books is to read regularly. Decide on the purpose of your reading. The reason why you’re reading has an impact on how you read.

For instance, reading a novel for a class can be different than reading a novel for pleasure, since you’ll be expected to understand and remember the text rather than just enjoy the experience of reading : M.

It's (almost) that time again: As the holidays approach, we're reminded to set goals for the year ahead. And according to market research company YouGov, one popular New Year's resolution—just after things like eating healthier and focusing on self-care—is finding time to read more books.

As you can probably guess, this made the team here at very happy, because. And don't worry that reading what you enjoy is a waste of time. Say you're trying to improve yourself; you'll enjoy reading books that make you smarter, or more skilled, or more connected, or more.

Unfortunately, not everybody enjoys it, which can be quite devastating to your future - you can't escape reading. But making reading a hobby that you enjoy will make anything better.

You can go anywhere with a book in hand, so keep reading if you want to enjoy reading. But that doesn’t mean that I’m better off going out to get a hard-copy of the book and reading it on the page.

The reason is that, frankly, I’m just not going to do that. It’s not a high. If you enjoy reading as much as I do, join my Facebook group of more t entrepreneurs. We just started a monthly book club, where I’ll choose a book to read for the month. I have only tested it using the Spritz demo.

But I found I fully comprehended the text even at a blazing fast words per minute. But perhaps this reading might be tiring if you had to read an entire book worth of material. Sprita is certainly one of the more interesting speed reading tools.

For those with an eReader, ReadMe. is a fantastic. You don’t need to read the whole book. Write down your ONE thing from the part of the book you did read. Review the document weekly, to keep the ideas fresh in your mind. If you find that you stopped implementing your ONE thing, go back to the book and either continue reading where you had left off or reread the part that you already read.

Volia. The subject of reading has been much on my mind lately. I love to read but often receive emails from people who struggle to read and struggle to enjoy reading.

Thus I thought it might be beneficial to piece together a list of tips to read more and to read better. I hope you find it useful. Read – We start with the obvious: you need to read. There’s a key way to get kids to read more books—and enjoy it.

Janu By Suren Markosian. and young readers are using it to access more thanbooks. The more you are drawn into one book, the more you’ll likely look for more books. However, piling up twenty bucks would be costly in the long run. The cost doubles when you end up not reading Author: Kaye Ramos.

Originally published in by Regal Books, Glendale, Calif. under title: Rapid reading with a purpose. Description: pages (pages blank): illustrations ; 21 cm: Other Titles: Read better and enjoy it more. Rapid reading with a purpose: Responsibility: Ben E.

Johnson. Reading a book is sometimes better for memory and reading comprehension than listening to an audiobook—but not always.

It depends on the material—and what you hope to get from it. visit libraries where you can find a lot of books, visit places where you love reading, for example, some people love to read in libraries, some people enjoy reading with a cup of coffee, some people enjoy the greenery hence they visit the nearest garden and read books, some people love reading before bedtime etc hence decide or find out what.

It's a workbook. Must read for anyone looking to improve the reading habits. I could increase my reading speed by more than 70%. Would recommend that book is read daily along with doing exercises and is completed within a set timeframe. months should be more than enough. Happy reading and get ready to feel a change in your bad reading habits/5(37).

We’ll cover choosing books that aren’t a waste of your time, reading on a deeper level, how to take effective notes, how to retain more of what you read, and more. With that in mind, we set out to summarize everything we know about reading better in this article, including a note taking formula which could 10x the amount you retain from books.

"We wanted them to try reading a broad range of books," says Jennifer Ludgate, an English teacher at the school. "We challenged students to read one book, fiction or non-fiction, from a .If you enjoy romances, then read romances. If you enjoy non-fiction read non-fiction.

The key is to pick up the books that you think you will enjoy and not what others are reading. When it comes to reading crumbling under peer pressure might be a very bad idea. If all your friends are reading self-help books but you want to read a chick-lit.Brrrrrr.

Halloween books we read in the dark with a flashlight. Have the child read a stack of wordless books aloud to you. Mark Pett (author/illustrator of The Boy and the Airplane) says he creates wordless books in part because they empower kids.

Kids are just as competent at reading them as adults, perhaps even more so!